What cancer is teaching me

What cancer is teaching me

Sunday, August 06, 2017


Nikki Shephard


  1. Christmas is coming
    03 Dec, 2017
    Christmas is coming
    Christmas is coming and not everybody is looking forward to it. In this blog I share my top ten tips to help you get through this festive season.
  2. Gratitude
    09 Oct, 2017
    The practise of gratitude is becoming more and more popular as we look at ways to increase our happiness and become more positive in our daily lives. In this article I explore what it is to practise gradtitude.
  3. As I began to Love Myself
    07 Sep, 2017
    As I began to Love Myself
    There is some confusion on the origin of the following text. Some say Charlie Chaplin wrote this on his 70th birthday, whilst others suggest it is a translation of text from the book “When I Loved Myself Enough” by Kim & Alison McMillen. Whatever its origination, it is a beautiful text, I hope you enjoy it.
  4. Desiderata
    18 Mar, 2017
    In 1927, an American writer, poet and lawyer named Max Ehrmann, wrote a poem titled "Desiderata,” it gained popularity in the years after his death, often described as a poem to live life by. Click here to read the poem ...
  5. Workplace bullying
    03 Feb, 2017
    Workplace bullying
    'Sticks and stones may break my bones but names will never hurt me' Often we think bullying stops at the school gates but unfortunately it all too often carries on into the workplace, read on to see how counselling may help you explore your feelings and options.
  6. Choosing a counsellor
    19 Oct, 2016
    Choosing a counsellor
    So, you have made the decision to see a counsellor. You now face the daunting decision of choosing the right one for you. Where do you start? Read on, I hope the suggestions on my latest blog will help you in your search.
  7. Lets talk about death
    21 Sep, 2016
    Lets talk about death
    I have recently been attending a Death Café, hosted by my local independent Funeral Directors. Click here to read about my experiences and why Death Cafés are becoming so popular.
  8. Autobiography in Five Chapters
    10 Sep, 2016
    Autobiography in Five Chapters
    A very good colleague and friend shared this poem with my some time ago by Portia Nelson. Please click here to read this thoughtful poem.
  9. My running partner Tyler
    12 Jul, 2016
    Counsellors are human too ...
    Click here to read how I am using my emotional toolbox and running to help me manage life's stressful events ...